Singing on Susan Boyle’s new Christmas album and why doesn’t practice make perfect?

This afternoon I was singing on Susan Boyle‘s new Christmas Album and wondering about the phrase ‘practice makes perfect’. It seems that I have inadvertently caused a small commotion in the Susan Boyle Fan Club Forum.  In yesterday’s blog post I mused on the whole X Factor/Britain and America’s Got Talent phenomena. The public has […] Read the rest of this post»

Twitter Weekly Updates for 18-07-2010

session at Abbey Road http://www.JoHisaishi.com – alias taken from Japanese pronunciation of Quincy Jones reversed! # Beethoven 9 in St Paul’s Cathedral | with the LSO, Monteverdi Choir and Sir John Eliot… http://goo.gl/fb/WW4VI # Off to see @aldobrizzi at the Festival Brazil http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/find/literature-spoken-word/tickets/aldo-brizzi-reis-53883 # Jo Hisaishi at Abbey Road | Back in the studio with […] Read the rest of this post»

Beethoven 9 in St Paul’s Cathedral | with the LSO, Monteverdi Choir and Sir John Eliot Gardiner

On Thursday July 8th,  I went off to St. Paul’s Cathedral to rehearse and perform Beethoven’s epic 9th Symphony with Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. This was part of the City of London Festival and the last in a series of concerts we began in January. The first concert was in […] Read the rest of this post»

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-11

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-07-04 http://goo.gl/fb/bpThd # FREUDE! Trying to re-learn the German for Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the LSO & Gardiner/St. Paul's on Thurs # LSO concert fyi! http://lso.co.uk/detailedeventinfo&showdetailstype=event&detailID=5118 # Between reh and concert at St. Paul's. Hoping the audience will dry up the sound delay or Beethoven will be toast. # Powered by […] Read the rest of this post»